WHARF, Brian




Author Tags: Health, Politics

UVic's Dean of Human and Social Development, Brian Wharf looks at the plight of social workers in trying to solve community problems in Communities and Social Policy in Canada. He is the author or co-author of several books including Community Work in Canada, Social Work Social Change and The Challenge of Child Welfare.

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Community Work in Canada
People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia
Reforming Human Services: The Experience of the Community Resources Boards in B.C.

Author of:

Communities and Social Policy in Canada. McClelland & Stewart, 1992.

Co-author of:

Community Organizing: Canadian Experiences. Oxford UP, 1997. [Michael Clague]
Connecting Policy to Practice in the Human Services. [Brad McKenzie]

Editor of:

Rethinking Child Welfare in Canada. McClelland & Stewart, 1993.
Social Work and Social Change in Canada. McClelland & Stewart, 1990.

Co-editor of:

The Challenge of Child Welfare. U of BC P, 1985. [Ken Levitt]

People, Politics, and Child Welfare in British Columbia (UBC Press, 2007). [with Leslie T. Foster]

[BCBW 2008] "Politics" "Health"